indication

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French indication, from Latin indicātiō (a showing, indicating the value of something; valuation), from indicō (point out, indicate, show; value); see indicate; confer French indication, Spanish indicación, Italian indicazione.

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Noun[edit]

indication (plural indications)

  1. Act of pointing out or indicating.
  2. That which serves to indicate or point out; mark; token; sign; symptom; evidence.
    The frequent stops they make in the most convenient places are plain indications of their weariness. Joseph Addison.
  3. Discovery made; information.
  4. (obsolete) Explanation; display. Francis Bacon.
  5. (medicine) Any symptom or occurrence in a disease, which serves to direct to suitable remedies.
  6. (finance) An declared approximation of the price at which a traded security is likely to commence trading.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

indiquer +‎ -ation

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Noun[edit]

indication f (plural indications)

  1. direction, instruction
  2. indication, sign
  3. indication, information
  4. a hint